Art on the Edge Summer Youth Art Classes – A variety of classes will be offered for grades 1-12 throughout the summer at various locations. Call (208) 676-0917 for more information. Kootenai County, Coeur d’Alene. $25 suggested donation per class.
Art in the Park - Craft and food vendors, sponsored by the Kettle Falls Chamber of Commerce, will celebrate the opening of the Walleye Tournament. Runs through today. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., off Highway 395 on Juniper Street, next to chamber of commerce, Kettle Falls, Wash. (509) 675-1915.
Two Women Barn Bazaar, Art and Antique Show - One-of-a-kind antique, vintage and arts and crafts items. With food and live bluegrass music by the Wylie Family Band, who will play from noon-3 p.m. Today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. For more information, go to www.twowomencountry chic.com. Two Women Art and Antiques, 17909 S. Stentz Road, Spangle, Wash. (509) 245-3444.
Community Roots Market - Featuring local farmers, musicians, artisans and crafters. Presented by People for Environmental Action and Community Health. Sundays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 2015 N. Division St. Free. (509) 435-5210.
Coeur d’Alene Bead Stampede - Friday, noon-5 p.m., next Saturday and July 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 16th annual event featuring beads made of stone, bone, wood, paper, clay, metal, horn and glass. Free parking. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Building 3, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $3/admission good for all three days.
Coeur d’Alene Eagles Arts and Crafts Market - Saturdays through Sept. 5. Featuring locally made arts and crafts with proceeds to benefit Eagles charities. 11 a.m., 209 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 765-8526.
Coeur d’Alene Parks Day Celebration - Second annual event featuring guided Canfield Mountain hikes from 8:30-10 a.m. Shadduck Lane Park activities from 8-11:30 a.m., including free pancake breakfast beginning at 9 a.m., bicycle rodeo and safety demonstrations, entertainment, drawings, sports and various information booths. Cherry Hill Park celebration from noon-4 p.m. including Fallen Heroes Plaza Dedication at noon, free hot dog lunch at 1 p.m., safety vehicle demonstrations, children’s arts, crafts, athletic activities, drawings and information booths. July 11, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Shadduck Lane and Cherry Hill Parks, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2320.
Julyamsh Indian Art Show and Auction - July 16-17. With storytelling, a hand drum demonstration, reception, art show, sculpting demonstration, Horse Trail exhibition dance and Indian regalia fashion show. Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, US Highway 95, Worley, Idaho. (800) 523-2464, ext. 7408.
Golden Era Art and Antique Show - Featuring wares of Inland Northwest collectors, artists and artisans with an emphasis on local history and culture. July 17, 3-8 p.m., July 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation, Golden Era Antiques, Plummer, Idaho. (208) 661-6313.
Rathdrum Days - July 17-18. Begins with a Friday Night Car Cruise, street dance and beer garden. July 18: Classic Car Show, Main Street parade, basketball tournament, fun run, McDonald’s Big Wheel races, entertainment, music, crafts, vendors, food, children’s activities. Main Street and Lakeland High School Grounds, Rathdrum, Idaho. (208) 687-2866.
Photography Class (Sandpoint) - Learn outdoor photography on private land protected by the Inland Northwest Land Trust. Registration is required. July 18, 8 a.m.-noon., Lake Cocolalla, Sandpoint. $15. (509) 328-2939.
Priest Lake Huckleberry Festival – July 18. Annual fundraiser for the Priest Lake Search and Rescue. Arts and crafts fair from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., four-person golf tournament at 1 p.m., dinner at 6. Includes food and music. Priest Lake Golf Course, Priest Lake, Idaho. Free. (208) 456-4809.
Priest River Timber Days - July 24-25. Tribute to the city’s heritage featuring one of the last log-load parades in the Northwest. Car show and cruise Friday night, huckleberry pancake breakfast July 25, 6 a.m., followed by the Run for the Berries fun run. Arts and crafts booths open at 10 a.m., parade at 11 and logging events from 1-4 p.m. Street dance at 7 p.m. at Mitchell’s Harvest Foods. Downtown Priest River, Idaho. Free. (208) 448-0872.
Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens – June-August hours are Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Pioneer Park, just west of Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Free. (509) 625-6677
Project HOPE Garden Party - Potluck Thursday and July 16 and 30, and Aug. 13 and 27. At 6 p.m., 2605 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 328-6527.
Bonner County Master Gardener’s Garden Tour - July 5. Seven gardens. Tickets available at the Bonner County Extension Office or at any garden the day of the tour. Call for list of gardens. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 4205 N. Boyer, Sandpoint. $10. (208) 263-8511.
Master Gardeners Youth Program – Listen to an Indian story about how squash, bean and corn plants use each other to grow. Make pots out of newspaper and plant squash, beans and corn. July 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free; Registration required. (509) 276-9870
Pend Oreille Valley Lavender Festival - Sixth annual event. July 11-12. See lavender at peak bloom in a Tuscan garden setting, shop booths featuring regional artisans, juried artists and local growers. Enjoy demonstrations, culinary delights, live music, wine tasting and more. July 11, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and July 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Park at First and Calispel, Newport, Wash. $5/general, age 12 and younger admitted free. No pets permitted on grounds. (509) 447-6451.
Plant Clinics - Hosted by the Master Gardeners. Please bring questions and/or samples of plants or pest problems for help. Saturdays starting July 11, 10 a.m.-noon. Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 276-9870.
“Food Safety on the Farm” - A producer-to-producer workshop series hosted by the University of Idaho and Washington State University Extensions. July 12: Learn how to integrate plants and animals on your farm and compost management, 1-4 p.m., Four Seasons Farm, 32 Scotts Road, Priest River, Idaho. July 14: Learn about tree fruit, value-added processing, U-Pick operations, worker hygiene and safety on a small family farm, 6-8:30 p.m., Greenbluff High Country Orchard, 8518 E. Greenbluff Road, Colbert. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to workshop. $10/Rural Roots members, $15/nonmembers and $5/students. (208) 883-3462.
Horse Heaven Hills Trail Drive – July 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Horse Heaven Hills AVA with stops at seven wineries. Barbecue and entertainment will be offered at Crow Butte Park, 6-8 p.m. Horse Heaven Hills, Highway 221 Columbia Crest Drive, Paterson, Wash. $40. (888) 309-9463.
Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes-Sandpoint - Two-class series designed to help address issues that potential home-buyers face. Online classes are available for $50 statewide. Call to register before class date. July 20-21. 5:30-9:30 p.m., Selkirk Association of Realtors Conference Room, 325 Marion Ave., Sandpoint. $10. (208) 265-2227.
Dog Show - July 11-12. Sponsored by the Inland Empire Kennel Association. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. (509) 245-3556.
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